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Birmingham Canal Museum Do we need one can we get one? Have a look and complete the survey to give your views. If you are organizing a UK canal or river event that you would like added to this list please let me know.

Today's Featured Waterway Photo

Aynho Bridge No 190 Blue Line Camping Cruiser
For more information see Oxford Canal (Southern Section).

The Boat Listing is now hosted by CanalPlanAC. Please update your Favourites/Bookmarks to http://canalplan.org.uk/boats/

For more information about the Boat Listing see About the Boat Listing

If you are a newcomer to the subject, or this web site, you may want to start with my Introduction pages. These give an introduction to this website, the UK Waterways System, its history and to inland boating on canals or rivers.

Escape from Microsoft - my experiences with Linux.

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Books, videos, DVDs and links to other canal shopping sites.

For non-waterway travel photographs see www.jim-shead.net

I am also webmaster for the following waterways sites Railway & Canal Historical Society
The Association of Nene River Clubs
House of York

All about the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) click here

Quote of the day No 397

Saturday 1 November 2014

A sense of freedom and rest stole over us as we bounded merrily over the waves, delighted at the successful performance of the boat, which more than answered our expectations, and we were but too glad we had not put back at Bramley.

No more locks to open; no more aggravating gates to pass; nothing to prevent me lying down in my plaids, and smoking my pipe in peace, whilst the winds and the waves did all the work for us. Our trip by canal had been quite charming, but rather hard work, and after our four daysí labour, we were glad of the change.

J. B. Dashwood - The Thames to the Solent by Canal and Sea

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Bantam Tug for Sale Has brand new wheelhouse see separate web page for details.

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